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174714

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
174712

Best MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The entire page 2 and nearly one-third of page 3 are taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "MESSAGE of the President Of the United States Transmitted to Both Houses of Congress, Dec. 24, 1839". As was typical with such addresses the President touches upon the happenings of the year. It is signed by him at the conclusion: M. Van Buren. Terrific to have this report in a Washington newspaper, where the address was given. The top of page 3 has an editorial on it headed: "The Message". Also of curious interest--and perhaps not surprising in this Christmas Day issue--i... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:20

$98.00
174711

WEST VIRGINIA Becoming a State & Battle of Prairie Grove1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1862 * West Virginia becoming a state Although this issue was printed during the midst of the Civil War and contains a wealth of reporting on the war, the most significant item is the discussion concerning West Virginia becoming a state, with front page heads including: "FROM WASHINGTON" "The Admission of West Virginia" "Mr. Conway's Speech in Opposition". It would formally join the Union on June 20, 1863. Other reports relating to the Civil War include: "39 of the Condemned Indians to be Hanged" "Another Battle In Arkansas" "A Decisive Union Victory" "The Enemy 24,000 Strong" "From General Burnside's Army" "Capture of Sutlers and Wagons by White's Band" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "A Pointed ... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:20

$25.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174709

CONFEDERATES React to Abraham Lincoln's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 * Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction * Abraham Lincoln's famous address The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves. Mu... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$42.00
174708

STONEWALL JACKSON'S Arm Amputated Battle of Chancellorsville Civil War 1863 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738126768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville * Stonewall Jackson's arm amputated (historic) * 2 days before his death Inside pages have a wealth of column heads on the Civil War, some including; "The Battle of Chancellorsville" "Stonewall Jackson's Left Arm Amputated" "A Ball Also Passed Through His Right Hand" with more. This report is dated May 7. He actually died of his wounds on May 10. Other heads: "Our Troops in Camp After the Battle" "The Fresh Start" "Additional Lists of the Killed & Wounded" "The Stoneman Expedition". Another page has a small map of the Vicksburg vicinity with heads: "Investment of Jackson" "Operations of Gen. Grant Between Vicksburg and Jackson" with more. Twelve pages,... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$57.00
174707

Rare FULL FRONT PAGE Civil War MAP / 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738125012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1863 * Rare full front map for display * Second Battle of Fredericksburg A terrific issue for display, as the entire front page -- from top to bottom -- is taken up with a huge map headed: "IMPORTANT MILITARY OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Seat of War from the Rappahannock to the Nansemond and Blackwater". The map has tremendous detail, showing from Harper's Ferry south to Hicksford and from Stanton east to the Chesapeake Bay. There is much Civil War reporting on the inside pages including heads: "The Latest from Gen. Hooker's Army" "The Second Battle of Fredericksburg" "Terrific Rebel Attack on the Extreme Right" and much more. Complete in 12 pages, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:16

$119.00
174706

BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE Virginia Stonewall Jackson 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381496096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia * Where Stonewall Jackson would die Among the front page first column heads: "Terrible Battle Fought on Saturday & Sunday at Chancellorsville" "Unsuccessful Attempt of Stonewall Jackson to Turn General Hooker's Right" "A Terrific & Successful Night Attack Upon the Enemy" "A Fierce Battle of Six Hours' Duration on Sunday "The Results in Our Favor, but Undecisive" "A Fair Stand-up Fight" and more. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with related reports. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:16

$39.00
174705

WHIRLAWAY Preakness Stakes Thoroughbred Horse Racing Triple Crown 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738124574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, section 2 (sports) only, May 11, 1941 * Whirlaway - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has 3 related photos with heading: "Whirlaway In The Preakness" (see) The top of page 2 has a four column headline: "Whirlaway Adds Preakness Victory To Derby Triumph" with subhead and racing chart. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest for the triple crown. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning with a few archival along the margin, generally nice.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:16

$47.00
174704

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 344 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381495674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1675 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$47.00
174703

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738123485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 20, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 13 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$37.00
174702

Best GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE Construction Workers Fall 1937 San Francisco Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381495197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 18, 1937 * Gold Gate Bridge disaster * Construction workers fall The front page has a great banner headline above the masthead: "GATE SPAN TRAGEDY KILLS 10; WORK PLATFORM RIPS THROUGH SAFETY NET, PLUNGES 12 IN SEA" with subheads and related photo (see images). Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$72.00
174697

Very 1st THE MASTERS Golf Tournament Day One w/ BOBBY JONES 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737974288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, March 22, 1934 * 1st Masters Tournament * 1st day of play - Augusta GA Page 32 has a banner headline: "Runyan Stroke Ahead of Jones at Turn in First Round of Masters' Tourney" with subheads. see) This was the very first day of the 1st Master's making this a very significant issue for any golf collector. Complete with all 40 pages, binding slits along the spine, some margin wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The first "Augusta National Invitation" Tournament, as the Masters was originally known, began on March 22, 1934, and was won by Horton Smith. The present name was adopted in 1939. The Masters Tournament, also known as The Masters, or The U.S. Masters outside of the Unite... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:47

$57.00
174696

CONFEDERATE Battle of Port Republic Stonwall Jackson Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737974052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 11, 1862 * Battle of Port Republic * Stonewall Jackson victory * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States Of America", rarely found on Southern newspapers. Front page war reports include: "From Richmond" "Jackson's Victory Over Shields--Capture Of One Whole Regiment, And All Of Shields' Artillery--Jackson Still Pressing Him" & "From Richmond" "Official From 'Stonewall' Jackson--His Victory Over The Enemy". Includes a brief dispatch, signed in type: T. J. Jackson. The front page also has: "The Battle Of Chickahominy" being a "private letter" written by a member of the Hampton Legion. The back page has: "Northern Accounts Of Th... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$125.00
174695

HELPING SLAVES Blacks Escape to the North Civil War CONFEDERATE 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381176405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Helping Southern Slaves escape to the North * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Another Affair With The Enemy Around Richmond--Capture Of Important Papers And Memoranda of the Enemy" which has several subheads. Also: "Telegraphic Reports of the Press Association--From the Rapid Ann--From the Mississippi--More Fighting In Florida--From Charleston" "City Intelligence" and more. There is also a small item: "Aiding Slaves to Escape--George, slave of Dr. George Leftwitch, was arrested by officers Bibb and Chalkley, charged with aiding slaves to escape, & carrying them to the lines within t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$84.00
174694

GENERAL JUBAL EARLY Shenandoah Valley Campaign CONFEDERATE Civil War 1864 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737973704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 28, 1864 * Confederate General Jubal Early * Shenandoah Valley Campaign A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page includes: "The War News" which begins: "General Early's victory in the Valley has had its effect upon Grant...". Also: "From Petersburg" "From Louisiana" "City Intelligence" and a letter to the Examiner signed in type: "One of Price's Ragged Rebels", plus other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one taking over 2 columns. Also: "Latest News From the North" "American Affairs In Europe" "Effects of the War--Appalling Carnage--Grant'... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:45

$86.00
174692

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Campaign Oreint EGYPT Battles Signed Report 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737948889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 30, 1799 * French campaign in Egypt * Napoleon Bonaparte The bkpg. has most of a column taken up with a great & detailed article headed: 'Uniform For the Army of the United States" with the dress described for each of the various ranks beginning with the commander in chief. This article is signed in type by the Secretary of War: James M'Henry. Page 2 has a lengthy report signed in type: Buonaparte, concerning his battles in Egypt. This if followed by yet another lengthy letter signed: Buonaparte, which datelines from "Head quarters, Cairo, Aug. 19". Four pages, small wear hole at a fold juncture, some scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:01

$57.00
174665

AD Janis Joplin era Big Brother & The Holding Company Concert Greenwich Village


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379600876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 21, 1968 * Big Brother & The Holding Company (Classic Lineup) * Janis Joplin, Sam Andrew, James Gurley, Peter Albin, & Dave Getz * Only a few days after Jimi Hendrix's famous midnight performance at Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village (see note below) This iconic newspaper from Greenwich Village contains a 1/4 page ad for the upcoming performances at The GENERATION Nightclub, in Greenwich Village, one being for Big Brother & The Holding Company (the "classical Janis Joplin era" - although their names are not mentioned). Great to have a local ad for such a rare performance. Ironically, this ad appears only 4 days after Jimi Hendrix's famous midnight performance at Cafe... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:53

$120.00
174664

IMPORTATION OF SLAVES & Goods to American re. Revenue Acts Repeal 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 16, 1769 * Importation of Slaves to America * re. Revenue Acts Page 2 has over a full column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston beginning: "The form of a general association effectually to discontinue the importation of European & East India goods and [Blacks] into this Province until the late Acts for raising a Revenue in America...shall be repealed, was framed the beginning of last week..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:36

$52.00
174663

STAMP ACT OF 1765 Crisis Sir Francis Bernard Speech re. Riots 1765 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1765 * The Stamp Act crisis - riots * Sir Francis Bernard speech The front page has a report from Boston appointing a committee to be comprised of James Otis & Sam Adams, among others, to offer thanks for "...his Majesty's...noble, generous & truly patriotic speeches...in favour of the Colonies, their rights & privileges...". But certainly the prime feature of this issue is the historic speech of Governor Bernard to the Massachusetts Assembly warning them of the consequences if the Stamp Act is ignored. The address begins: "I have called you together at this unusual time in pursuance of the unanimous advice of a very full council that you may take into consideration the present... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$360.00
174662

RICHARD HENRY LEE American Founding Father & Statesman Retirement 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 27, 1792 * Richard Henry Lee retires * Statesman - Founding Father The front page features 26 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has an item from the Virginia legislature concerning: "...communicate to Richard Henry Lee the high sense entertained by his country of the services rendered by him through the course of a long life...express the regret felt by this house at hearing that he is compelled by the infirmities of age to retire from public life..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$42.00
174661

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
170626

RHYTHM CLUB FIRE Dance Hall Natchez MS Holocaust Disaster Negroes 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 24, 1940 * Rhythm Club fire disaster (1st report) * Natchez, Mississippi - Negroes * Dance hall holocaust The front page has a great banner headline: "100 DIE IN DANCE HALL FIRE" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on the fire at the Rhythm Night Club which would kill 209. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2019 16:29

$62.00
174659

Very Rare MOVIE PROP w/ World War II France Quit Headline & dated 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735128365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE JOURNAL--EXTRA, May 17, 1940 An interesting movie prop newspaper, presumable one which featured the fall of France during World War II within its script. The large & very bold banner headline: "FRANCE QUITS ! " plus the smaller: "Hitler Vows to Conquer World". The balance of the four page newspaper has just "filler" material relating to nothing. Such props typically were seen from a distance and received very little on-screen time. Note no city of state, giving it a very generic appearance. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:57

$177.00
174658

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375824941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 19, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy One-third of page 6 is taken up with: "America--From the New York Gazette". One of the reports notes: "...a select body of rebels consisting of about 200 form the Jersey brigade of light infantry...under the command of Major Bauman, attacked the post of the loyal refugees at Bergen..." with more on this. Also: "...we hear that the French troops at York Town, Virginia, bury about 20 of their number every day." The bkpg. has a letter signed by Sir: H. Clinton to Lt. Col. Stewart, thanking him for his victory at the Battle of Eutaw Springs, a victory over the Americans under General Greene. Eight pages, 8 1/... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:57

$37.00
174657

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735128094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as the entire front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followe... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:56

$310.00
174654

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375809870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to get the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congress since 1923 until it was approved... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:50

$245.00
174653

"THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE" - Extremely Rare AD (2)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375805360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 14, 1968 * Ads for two different nearby venues * Tour which Rolling Stone Magazine places in the top 5 of all time * Only two days prior to Jimi Hendrix's famous midnight performance at Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village "The Jimi Hendrix Experience" worldwide tour is considered among many to be one of the greatest tours of all time. This iconic newspaper from Greenwich Village contains not one, but two large ads for performances to be held at nearby locations. Ironically, the Cafe Au Go Go, sight of one of Jimi's most noteworthy "concerts", did not advertise his appearance which occurred a mere 3-days later, even though it was common for them to advertise their sche... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:49

$175.00
174652

HAIR (musical) PRE-Broadway Greenwich Village - RARE AD in The Village Voice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735125837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, October 19, 1967 * A extremely rare ad for the Broadway Hit - "HAIR" - prior to making it to Broadway * The Public Theater - Greenwich, in the Village's own iconic newspaper Prior to making it to Broadway and becoming one of the most famous musicals to hit the stage, the musical "Hair" appeared off-Broadway at The Public Theater in Greenwich Village. This issue contains two ads for the show. Due to its limited engagement, and it being prior to its incredible Broadway success, such ads are extremely rare - and even more so when from Greenwich Village's own iconic newspaper. Other ads include those for Jefferson Airplane, Arlo Guthrie, Donovan, and more, as well as a feature... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:48

$125.00
174635

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Crashes Airplane in Around World Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375328257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 21, 1937. * Amelia Earhart Around the World Attempt (2nd stage) * Crashes After Take-Off in Hawaii The front page has a one column heading: "Amelia's Cool Action Saves Trio in Crash" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Earhart crashing her airplane in Hawaii. This would end her 1st attempt to fly around the World. She would try again a few months later which lead to her famous disappearance in the Pacific. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp and label within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:13

$48.00
174634

DAREDEVIL Dives off San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375327936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 23, 1937 * San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge dive * Daredevil Ray Woods jumps off w/ photos The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Daredevil Breaks Back in 186-Foot Leap Off Bridge" with subheads and large photo. (see) More on the following pages including a great full page pictorial. Probably only reported in a San Francisco area publication. Rare a s such. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:13

$52.00
174633

JOE LOUIS Wins Boxing Title Fight & LOU GEHRIG Contract Signed 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 1939 * Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight * Lou Gehrig signs contract with Yankees * His last full season The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "JOE LOUIS CHOPS DOWN LEWIS IN FIRST" with subheads and 4 related photos. (see) Nice for display. More on the following page. Page 5 has a three column headline: "Gehrig Signs For Less $$" (see) This would be Gehrig's last full season as a player before his tragic health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine. nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:13

$44.00
174632

Very 1ST NFL PRO BOWL Football Game New York Giants vs. All-Stars 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 16, 1939 * Very 1st Pro Bowl NFL football game * New York Giants vs. All-Stars The front page of this section has a two column heading: "N.Y. Giants Win L. A. Titlt, 13-10" with lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st National Football League All-Star Game (Pro Bowl). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A post season all-star game between the new league champion and a team of professional all-stars was added to the NFL schedule at the end of the 1938 season. On January 15, 1939, at Wrigley Fi... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:12

$42.00
174631

WIZARD OF OZ Film Judy Garland Opening Days w/ Characters PHOTO 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375326492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 25, 1939 * "Wizard of Oz" film - movie * Judy Garland & more Page 12 has a three column photo showing Dorothy, The Tin Man and the Scarecrow. (see) Also on the same page is a small advertisement for the film that opened just 7 days earlier. Nice headline on the front page concerning the eminent start of World War II that begins just a few days later. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label and archival mend on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:10

$48.00
174630

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 1st Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734908678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 18, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Hops Off From Oakland on Her World Flight" with subheads. (see) More on page 2 & 3 with a great full page pictorial showing many views of her takeoff. First report coverage on her attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance a few months later in which she was never found. Great to have in a San Francisco publication, the city she flew over first from Oakland. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the fro... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:09

$72.00
174628

JIMMY DOOLITTLE Aviation Aviator Hero Airplane SPEED Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374157141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1932 * Jimmy Doolittle record flight * Airplane speed feat The front page has one column headlines that include: "LAND PLANE RECORD IS SET BY DOOLITTLE" "Flying Major Averages 296.287 Miles an Hour at Cleveland and Touches 309.04" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo of Doolittle. (see) Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements. Complete in a 80+ page Sunday edition, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:22

$47.00
174627

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 2nd Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734339201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 2, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World 2nd attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The front page has a one column heading: "Amelia Ends First Leg Hop" with subhead. Page 3 has a caricature of Earhart by Wolo Trutzschler. (see) First report coverage on her 2nd attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance the following month in which she was never found. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:22

$47.00
174626

WAR ADMIRAL Wins Belmont Stakes for TRIPLE CROWN Horse Racing 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374156600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 6, 1937 * Thoroughbred racehorse * War Admiral wins Belmont Stakes * Triple Crown champion The bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS $25,000; TURF CLASSIC AT BELMONT" The top of page 2 of the sport's section has a six column headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS! with subheads. (see) And page 6 of this section has a photo of War Admiral and race chart. First report coverage on War Admiral winning the triple crown. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:21

$88.00
174625

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER Standard Oil Tycoon & Philanthropist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374156244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 24, 1937. * John D. Rockefeller death (1st report) * Oil tycoon & philanthropist The front page has a three column heading: "Rockefeller Dies at 97; Career Ends in Sleep" with various subheads and photo. More on page 5. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes & a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:21

$68.00
174624

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374155947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has: "The Great Peace Meeting In New York--Resolutions & Speeches" "From Fredericksburg" "Straight Abolitionist--Conway Again" "Flying Dutchmen" "Not Despondent Yet" "Norther Papers" "Evils of Blockade Running" "The Confederate Currency" "A Novel Attempt to Run the Blockade" and more. The back page includes: "Gen. Lee's Movements--Federal Speculations" "Vicksburg" "The Late Cavalry Battle In Virginia--Th... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:20

$154.00
174623

APOLLO 11 Moon Spaceflight Rocket Takeoff - Neil Armstrong PHOTOS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734338539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1969 * Apollo 11 Moon spaceflight takeoff (day of) * Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THREE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS POISED TO SET OUT TODAY ON MOON-LANDING MISSION" with subheads and related photo. Much more inside, loads of text. Coverage at the beginning of the historic flight of Apollo 11 which put the very first humans on the Moon. Most issues that were saved was the actual Moon landing making this issue more uncommon. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with all 72 pages, very light toning along the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:20

$49.00
174622

LITTLE ROCK Blacks Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734338272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 13, 1959 * Little Rock, Arkansas * Black students enroll * Central High School The front page has a banner headline: "LITTLE ROCK MOB ROUTED, SCHOOLS OPENED" with subhead and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with all 40 pages, small biding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:19

$62.00
174613

A CHORUS LINE pre-Broadway Rare Review and Ad - Village Voice Greenwich Village


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392373734218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 2, 1975 * A Chorus Line is Reviewed pre-Broadway * Off-Broadway at the Public Theater * Michael Bennett, Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante, & James Kirkwood Jr * The issue is from the Village Voice's own collection A truly one-of-a-kind issue marking the very beginning of what would become a Broadway mega hit, "A Chorus Line". This issue reviews the musical during its off-Broadway beginning. It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Much of it content focused on the Greenwich Village world in New York City with an emphasis on art and theater. So it is not surprising that it would be ver... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2019 09:39

$160.00
174572

Great JOE DiMAGGIO 2 Home Runs in 1 Inning New York Yankees 1936 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732687365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 25, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio hits 2 home runs in 1 inning * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "DI MAGGIO CLOUTS 2 HOMERS IN ONE INNING" with subheads and box scores. Nice for display. DiMaggio was from the San Francisco area and played minor league baseball there as well, probably the reason for the nice headline here. Rare as such. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:14

$45.00
174571

1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York Financial Crisis in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371213073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 8, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. The front page has a one column heading: "STOCKS GO UP AS BIG BUYERS SEND IN ORDERS" with subhead. (see) And the many pages within provide a fascinating glimpse of life during those tumultuous weeks. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:14

$45.00
174570

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371212957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The front page has a banner headline: "MEXICAN FLYING ACE KILLED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2. Photo of Carranza is on the back page. Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:13

$58.00
174568

PADUCAH & NORTHLAND Jews Jewish Palestine Refugees Ships Captured 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732686553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 4, 1947 * The smuggling of Jewish refugees to Palestine * Helped set the stage for Jewish Statehood The front page of this issue speaks of the capture of the Northland and the Paducah - two ships attempting to smuggle Jewish refugees into Palestine. The international attention these events generated, along with the accounts of similar ships of refugees, are believed by many to have brought overwhelming pressure upon the United Nations to declare Statehood for Israel in 1948. Morry Lewis, the helmsman for the Northland, later stated: "The United Nations voted for a Jewish state because of the pressure we brought to bear - all of those ships crammed with people trying to get to Pale... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:12

$40.00
174567

Best BROOKLYN DODGERS New York Yankees SUBWAY Series 1941 World Series Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371211618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 2, 1941. * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * Major league baseball MLB - Subway series * Best title to be had ? with great headline The front page has a terrific banner headline: "DODGERS WIN, TIE SERIES" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead, large box scores and inning by inning coverage. Great for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. And of course great to have in a NYC publication. Rare as such. More coverage in the sport's section as well. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:11

$72.00
174566

Southern BUS SEGREGATION Montgomery Alabama Boycott Continues 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371211303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, April 26, 1956 * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Integration ruling ignored by Blacks The front page has a two column heading: "[Blacks] Sit With Whites On Some Southern Buses". (see) Also a one column heading: "Segregation Ruling Viewed In New Light" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60+ pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise good.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:10

$52.00
174565

LITTLE ROCK Blacks Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732685117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 13, 1958 * Cooper vs. Aaron * Supreme Court decision * Little Rock, Arkansas * Black students * Central High School The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Supreme Court Unanimous: No Delay In Ark. Integration" with subhead. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:08

$62.00
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